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Wagih Satar, MD, Ophthalmology, Terre Haute, IN, Gibson General Hospital


Ophthalmology Terre Haute, IN

Cataract Related, Retinal Disease


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  • Born to an Egyptian father and an Italian mother, in Alexandria, Egypt. Dr. Satar grew up in Cairo where his dad was stationed. His parents helped cultivate his love for languages and travel, and over the years he became fluent in English, Arabic, and Italian. Dr. Satar graduated from Cairo University School of Medicine, where he also completed his Internship. He finished his residency in Ophthalmology in St Louis, Missouri, which included one year as Chief resident.
    Committed to staying on the cutting-edge of the latest advancements in ophthalmology. Dr. Satar maintains memberships with several prestigious organizations, including:
    * The American Academy of Ophthalmology
    * The American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
    He has hospital affiliations with a number of hospitals in Indiana and Illinois as well as Ambulatory surgery centers, which allows him to perform surgery locally for the convenience of his patients.
    As a seasoned eye surgeon, he has refined his skills over the years and made cataract surgery as his speciality. Dr. Satar has performed thousands of successful cataract and laser surgeries in his career.
    Additionally, Dr. Satar has spent time cultivating his community. He has been involved in various project developments, including the development of the non for profit Gibson County Youth
    Soccer complex, on over forty acres of land, and the development of the Princeton Ambulatory Surgery Center west of Gibson General Hospital. He has served as board member of Gibson
    County Youth Soccer, and president, from 2000 to 2004. He has also served as a board member at various organizations within the community including: Gibson General Hospital, Gibson County Chamber of Commerce, Gibson County Economic Development Corp. and Southwestern Indiana Economic Development Corp.
    During his leisure, he enjoys traveling, listening to music, fine-dining experiences, talking with new people, cheering on the US, Italian and Egyptian soccer.

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Clinical Expertise

  • Cataract surgery, Dropless cataract surgery, Laser ophthalmic surgery

Education & Training

  • Washington University/B-JH/SLCH Consortium
    Washington University/B-JH/SLCH ConsortiumResidency, Ophthalmology, 1980 - 1984
  • Capitol Hill Hospital
    Capitol Hill HospitalResidency, Family Medicine, 1979 - 1980
  • Cairo University School of Medicine
    Cairo University School of MedicineClass of 1975

Professional Memberships

Other Languages

  • Arabic, Italian, French

Hospital Affiliations